May 18, 2012

Before the Poison by Peter Robinson


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Rules:*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence (or a few) that grabs you.
*Post it.
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Here's a page 56 quote from my current read:

I told him what I did for a living, and he seemed genuinely interested. He gave a little chuckle when I said I wrote the music nobody listens to. "That must be hard to take sometimes," he said. "No matter how much they pay you."


Title: Before the Poison: A Novel by Peter Robinson
Published February 21, 2012

Book description: New York Times best selling author of the Inspector Banks series. A stand-alone novel in which a man's obsession with a decades-old crime leads him down a dark and winding path.

I received this book as a complimentary review/feature copy.

8 comments:

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I'm intrigued by the snippet...and the book description. Thanks for sharing....

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fredamans said...

Somebody's listening to his music, or they would stop paying him, no?!

Zibilee said...

This snippet was both intriguing and wry which is a combination that I like a lot in this genre. I will have to wait for your final verdict on this one, but I do believe I will eventually be checking it out at the library! Great teaser today!

Suko said...

Terrific teaser! I hope the whole book is great.

Bev Hankins said...

Oooh. Both the snippet and the synopsis sound really good!

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Amy said...

I like the sound of that writing.

guiltlessreader said...

i wonder what type of music that is -- if no one listens to it? tv jingles? elevator music?

guiltlessreader said...

i didn't make the connection that you were book dilettante! sorry harvee :)

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